An impressive collection of 50,000 objects at Musee de la Grande Guerre tells the story of the World War I, as well as its impact on society as a whole. Everyday objects, like first aid kits and stoves from the private collection of World War I expert Jean-Pierre Verne tell the story of past hardship. Innovative technology allows you to immerse all of your senses into the first World War with visual frescoes, hands-on objects, olfactory presentations, and ambient sounds. Whether you're most interested in tactics and strategy, daily life in the trenches, women's role in the war, or some other facet, you'll likely find a theme-based exhibit to explore. A visit to Musee de la Grande Guerre represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Meaux trip itinerary app to plot your vacation.
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Un des meilleurs musée de France, pourtant dédié à une de nos pages les plus tragiques. L'agencement et le parcours sont trés bien pensés. Une multitude d'éléments et de matériels essentiels pour mieu... more »One of the best Museum of France, yet dedicated to one of our most tragic pages. The layout and the course are very thoughtful. A multitude of elements and essential materials to better understand what our ancestors have lived. Experience has to do.
En cette année du centenaire de la fin de la Grande Guerre, il est indispensable de venir faire une plongée dans cet événement. L'installation du musée permet de comprendre la condition des soldats, l... more »In this year of the centenary of the end of the great war, it is essential to make a dive in this event. The installation of the Museum helps to understand the condition of the soldiers, the causes, conduct and consequences of the fighting. Very nice rooms, the explanations clear and instructive. Reconstructions are very educational and educational. A must see.
Musée magnifique. Salles modernes et spacieuses. Très belles collections d'uniformes, d'armes, de véhicules, d'objets. Reconstitution des tranchées très réussie. Vidéos très bien réalisées. Nous avion... more »Beautiful Museum. Modern and spacious rooms. Very beautiful collections of uniforms, weapons, vehicles, objects. Very successful reconstitution of the trenches. Very well done video. We planned 2 h and we spent 3 hours... Very nice tour that leaves no one indifferent. A remake to not forget...
Superbly done!! An impressive collection of historic artifacts surrounding the Great War. It was very apparent that a lot of thought went into how to present the story of the war along side of the artifacts that reside in this great collection. They have a superb display of mechanized vehicles such as trucks and air planes as well a Renault FT, many of which are only seen in old black and white war films of the times. There is even a Parisian taxi that shuttled troops to the front in September, 1914. Another impressive part of the collection was the uniforms from many of the different military's that participated in the war from around the world. Not to spoil it to the reader, this is a well put together collection and definitely worth the visit. While there, take some time to visit the old town center of Meaux with its medieval rampart walls that surround the Cathedral there.
Excellent museum, very quiet, allow a few hours to look around
one of the two best museums about WW1 in france
Really enjoyable, but it is missing a little something
Superb introduction to World War 1. Starting in 1870, this museum does a wonderful job of introducing people to the background and effects of the war; both at home and at the fronts.
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